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MSNBC
Nov 27, 2012 3:00pm PST
. >>> and these massively long voting lines in florida didn't happen by accident. the former florida gop chairman is spilling all the secrets from behind the curtain tonight. >>> and what in the world are these naked people doing in speaker boehner's office today? you're watching "politicsnation" on msnbc. >>> president obama won a mandate to help the middle class. now he's hitting the road to make sure republicans in washington get message. that's next. to his underarm. axiron, the only underarm treatment for low t, can restore testosterone levels back to normal in most men. axiron is not for use in women or anyone younger than 18. axiron can transfer to others through direct contact. women, especially those who are or who may become pregnant, and children should avoid contact where axiron is applied as unexpected signs of puberty in children or changes in body hair or increased acne in women may occur. report these signs and symptoms to your doctor if they occur. tell your doctor about all medical conditions and medications. do not use if you have prostate or breast cancer. serious side effects
CNN
Nov 27, 2012 8:00am PST
gas... putting us in control of our energy future, now. >>> do you remember florida on election day? that was hot. yeah, thosecredibly long lines -- those incredibly long lines of people waiting in the heat for hours on end trying to do the constitutional thing and exercise their right to vote. and the big, long ballots, sometimes ten pages or longer. i remember them well. i stood out there for 13 hours. get what, there are critics who say what i looked at and the hassles those people went through were all a big republican plan to suppress the democratic turnout. now i was in a heavily dominated republican district. but i'll tell you what -- it's been the claim of at least several former republican officials that were interviewed by the "palm beach post. "among those, that person, the former governor, republican government charlie crist who left the party and turned independent. and jim greer, former chairman. republican party of florida. we should give you full disclosure here. mr. greer is under indictment currently, accused of stealing $200,000 from the republican party through a
MSNBC
Nov 26, 2012 5:00pm PST
? >> the right thing happened. >> florida republicans come clean on minority voter suppression. state senator nina turner responds to a new bomb shell report. >>> democrats didn't ask for the super pac fight, but they plan to win it. >> there's a lot of money involved here and democrats need to come in off the sidelines and get engaged if they haven't. >> we'll tell you about the new democratic plan to outgun republican super pacs. >>> and why is this nfl mascot shaving the head of an indianapolis colts cheerleader? it's a great story. we'll tell you about it, ahead. e things she does still make you take notice. there are a million reasons why. but your erectile dysfunction that could be a question of blood flow. cialis for daily use helps you be ready anytime the moment's right. you can be more confident in your ability to be ready. and the same cialis is the only daily ed tablet approved to treat ed and symptoms of bph, like needing to go frequently or urgently. tell your doctor about all your medical conditions and medications, and ask if your heart is healthy enough for sexual activity. d
MSNBC
Nov 26, 2012 11:00pm PST
noonan said all signs pointed to a romney win. dick morris. listen to this. >> in florida "the times" says obama will win by one, but their sample has seven points more democrats than republicans, so that poll is off by a factor of eight. so instead of obama winning by one, romney would win florida by seven. in virginia they have obama winning by two. but they have eight points more democrats than republicans, and historically there's one point more republican than democrat. that's off by a factor of nine. romney wins ohio -- wins virginia by seven. >> so you are standing by your prediction of a romney landslide? >> absolutely. romney will win this election by five to ten points in the popular vote and will carry more than 300 electoral votes. >> we're talking about a real phenomenon here. you have people like neil newhouse, not just right wing crazy people, who were saying this election was in the bag. it was going to be a glorious victory, overwhelming victory. smart people all saying overwhelming. what was their world view that convinced them of that? i think a lot of that leads t
MSNBC
Nov 27, 2012 12:00am PST
in the next half hour. >>> why is it you couldn't extend early voting? >> the right thing happened. >> florida republicans come clean on minority voter suppression. state senator nina turner responds to a new bomb shell report. >>> democrats didn't ask for the super pac fight, but they plan to win it. >> there's a lot of money involved here and democrats need to come in off the sidelines and get engaged if they haven't. >> we'll tell you about the new democratic plan to outgun republican super pacs. >>> and why is this nfl mascot shaving the head of an indianapolis colts cheerleader? it's a great story. we'll tell you about it, ahead. >>> we are back. two more republicans are coming clean about voter suppression tactics in the state of florida. apparently this is exactly what the republicans feared. they cut early voting hours. as a result, people waited six or seven hours to cast a ballot. now "post" were hoping these folks would go home and basically stay away. consultant wayne birch says he knew targeting democrats was the goal. "in 2008 when we started seeing the increase of turnout and th
MSNBC
Nov 26, 2012 8:00pm PST
. >> why is it you couldn't extend early voting. >> the right thing happened. >> florida republicans come clean on minority voter suppression. state senator nina turner responds top a new bombshell report. >>> democrats didn't ask for the super pac fight but they plan to win it. >> democrats need to come in off the sidelines and get engaged if they haven't. >> we'll tell you about the new democratic plan to outgun republican super pacs. >> and why is this nfl mascot shaving the head of an indianapolis colts cheer leader? it's a great story. we'll tell you about it ahead. ♪ if it wasn't for you ♪ don't know what i'd do ♪ i'd have nothing to prove ♪ i'd have nothing to lose ♪ i'd be all lost at sea ♪ with no reason to make it through ♪ [ male announcer ] introducing the celebration diamond collection. ♪ if it wasn't for you [ male announcer ] diamonds so expertly cut, we guarantee them for life. zales is the diamond store. let love shine. open enrollment is here. the time to choose your medicare coverage begins october 15th and ends december 7th. so call to enroll in a plan
Current
Nov 26, 2012 5:00pm PST
to move heaven and earth. ♪ ♪ guts. glory. ram. >> eliot: coming up, florida's stand your ground law. how much longer will it stand. but first, thanksgiving thursday, black friday, and now viewfinder monday. when it doesn't fit anywhere else, we put it in the viewfinder. >> is there anything more annoying? this is driving me nuts. listening to people talk about what they're thankful for. >> i'm thankful for all three of. >> but i'm thankful for you. >> this thanksgiving what are you thankful for? >> my family. >> my job. >> my husband. >> my life. >> i'm thankful the election is over, and it was decisive, and that he won and the republican party is going to have to regroup. i think that was good for everybody. get it done, over with, move on. >> that will work. >> if you will. >> thank you mitt romney for being photographed this week pumping your own gas attending the twilight movie and then going to disneyland or a you would call that, going on a bender. >> we give thanks for the food on our plate, a happiness and health and amazing low prices at our chain stores where we were stampede o
FOX News
Nov 27, 2012 12:00am PST
. i am now aware if i go to florida i must not go anywhere near mammals. >> have you been to florida? >> have i been to florida. i have been to florida. >> i have been hearing about this for years. >> what is the deal? why is the manatee so gentle and protected? we ride mammals all the time. i don't know if the viewers at home are like -- set the dvr because i am riding a whale tonight. you are right. the license plates apparently haven't solved anything. the law is fantastic. you can't annoy a manatee? and then there is also an intense clause, like -- or attempt to. if you fail to annoy the manatee , that is still illegal. >> and they had a press conference. we have to find this woman on the manatee. >> they actually did this. >> the press conference they were looking for her. >> yes, they were looking for her. they were like, we need somebody, please. there is a woman riding a manatee. it is insane. it is going to destroy america. it is a hideous looking creature. >> it is. >> i have been down to florida on one of those ridiculous tourist boat tours where they go out and promise to
FOX News
Nov 26, 2012 8:00pm PST
's why so many workers are moving to the lone star state. florida is a situation. there comes a point where etch auto of us has to decide what kind of country we want. many americans are depressed because traditional america seems to be disappearing. certainly president obama is a big government progressive guy and now he has a second term. talking points doesn't expect the president to change his philosophy is he going to spend enormous amount of money on social justice. and he is going to take money from successful americans in in order to finance his vision. could be wrong but i don't believe that's going to help the economy very much. however, the president is going to do the social justice thing no matter what. in texas, the government does not believe that redistributing income is its responsibility. all does not believe that you should micromanage the lives of its citizens. if you are dumb enough to ride a motorcycle without a mel helmet and you wind up in a cemetery it's your call. trust me nobody is banning 16-ounce soft drinks in waco. again it goes back to everybody has a g
FOX
Nov 27, 2012 9:00am PST
this challenge. and lose the weight and he joined a mixed martial arts crew in florida called the america top team and look at him shortly after. >> since i've been here at the treasure cove i've lost about 130 pounds. >> he looks very difficult from that first video of him that we saw. >> to overcome your challenge by joining a mixed martial arts group, i mean that's going way into it. >> you can see, i mean he is active. >> via skib right this minute we have nick all the way from florida, what'sor weight right now? >> i'm a little hefty at 200 pounds. >> that's great. >> did you go on a diet or did you go straight into fighting? >> i went on a serious diet for quite a while. at my largest ways 450 punds and honestly i'll get winded going into bed. i lost about 150 pounds before i decided to start working out. >> when did you say now's the time i have to lose weight? >> it was a moment of clarity. it climaxed to one point where i decided only i can help myself. >> how have working with the guys at american top team helped you? >> number one they instilled confidence in me. enjoying my own co
CSPAN
Nov 27, 2012 5:00pm EST
on this motion will be postponed. for what purpose does the gentleman from florida seek recognition? mr. bilirakis: mr. speaker, i move that the house suspend the rules and pass h.r. 5997, as amended. the speaker pro tempore: the clerk will report the title of the bill. the clerk: h.r. 5997, a bill to amend the homeland security act of 2002 to codify authority under existing grant guidance authorizing use of urban area security initiative and state homeland security grant program funding for enhancing medical preparedness, medical surge and mass prophylaxis capabilities. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentleman from florida, mr. bilirakis, and the gentleman from mississippi, mr. thompson, each will control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentleman from florida. mr. bilirakis: thank you, mr. speaker. mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent that all members may have five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks and include any extraneous material on the bill under consideration. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. bilirakis: thank you. mr. spea
Current
Nov 26, 2012 7:00pm PST
officials called the state of florida for president obama and republicans there are starting to reveal the dirty tricks they placed. charlie crist told the palm beach post that there was a coordinated effort by governor rick scott and others to suppress the democratic vote. former florida republican party chairman jim gear said: >> at said: >> even as it becomes clear the voter discrimination is still a very real problem in parts of this country. the supreme court will hear arguments about getting rid of section five of the voting lights act of 1965. the act signed by president johnson said areas with a history of discrimination must get approval for any new voting laws. nine southern states plus counties in new york, and michigan fall under its jurisdiction. in the case, shelby county v. holder, one alabama county is challenging the law saying it unfairly targets their state. six other signed on. joining me now to discuss is julian bond, the former chairman of the naacp and instrumental in helping get that law passed. it is my absolutely pleasure to welcome you inside the war room. >>
FOX News
Nov 26, 2012 4:00pm PST
and head back to florida. the plane was headed from fort lauderdale to san juan puerto rico. airline officials say the pilot turned back after a bird hit one of its engines. the jet landed safely back at airport and nobody was hurt. the mechanics checked out the planes for any science of damage. another on saturday diverted this one from charlotte to key west. this one landed safely in fort meyers. birds can cripple airplanes the most famous case in 2009 when geese knocked out both engines new york airways flight over new york city. captain sully sullenberger successfully ditched the plane in the river. it's not just the fax hikes and the spending cuts. the white house says the consequences of going over the fiscal cliff could start even before new year's day. one republic leader says it's up to the president to break the stalemate. plus, woulder now learning how much u.s. troops will not be leaving afghanistan, even when afghan forces take charge of their own security. wait. some troops will be staying behind? wait until you hear this as we approach the bottom of the hour and the to
CSPAN
Nov 27, 2012 7:00am EST
that transition. host: william is in florida on the line for those that are long-term unemployed. caller: good morning. i've been unemployed since 2008 . i had a front-row seat for the housing bubble. i was in a position to make a lot of money on new construction. i had a painting company and was invested in new equipment. all the sudden, the "for kept coming off the house is. you have to adjust your thinking. i am a freelance artist and a free-lance writer. "there is no such thing as a bad experience for writers, only good experience." you have to take stuff to the pawnshops and borrow money from relatives. this is still in plan for opportunity. for a lot of us, it gets to be a war on the poor. there is job training. how do you sustain yourself? people give up looking for jobs. you just don't have one. the unemployment rate is higher than what the official numbers are saying. guest: he is absolutely right. the unemployment rate if you take into account the people working part-time hours and the people who have had to look for work but have dropped out of the labor market and even people who h
ABC
Nov 27, 2012 7:00am PST
backed from his threat to derail rice's nomination. >>> and dramatic video in florida. a fisherman spotted in the water. you can see here, clinging to a cooler. he had been holding on for some seven hours without a life jacket, after a large wave took out his boat. his brother was also thrown overboard. thankfully, he was able to swim to shore and get help. both brothers, good news here, recovering this morning. >>> and a frightening scene high over sydney australia. a construction crane caught fire and forced police to evacuate thousands of people from nearby buildings. and it's a good thing they did because the crane's massive arm eventually collapses, use can see here, on to the roof. the company that owns the crane you see, also owns the one that collapsed here in new york, during hurricane sandy. >>> and finally, we have been told not to cry over spilt milk. wasn't the case here, though. farmers upset that milk prices have gotten so low, they got the world's attention by spraying down riot police outside the european parliament in brussels belgium. the officers' tear gas no ma
CBS
Nov 27, 2012 6:00am PST
to his life jacket when the vessel capsized. >> incredible video out of south florida after rescuers are able to locate a man stranded at sea after his 12- foot fishing boat sank. the man's brother was also on the boat. that sank in miami. they are expected to be okay. >> the cooler came in handy. >>> in breaking news overnight, the police standoff that kept treasure island closed to the public is now reopened. the standoff is over, the suspect is dead and those off- ramps to eastbound and westbound interstate 80 to treasure island everything is back open back normal. unfortunately, they turned the metering lights on a little early. so we got some good sized backups for 6:15 this morning. so they extend beyond looks like the 880 overcrossing. let's go to our maps show you what else is going on. once again, those off-ramps to treasure island are re-opening and i just heard from our radio partners kcbs that it sounds like muni will be shuttling people who weren't able to get home from the transbay terminal. that bus may be shuttling them home now. that's back to normal. what's still an
MSNBC
Nov 27, 2012 2:30am PST
. >> according to "the national review," mika, governor bush sat down with a number of veteran florida operatives along with mitt romney's pollsters. he said mr. bush remained coy about making a run for the white house and instead deflected the focus towards his efforts on educational reform. >> potential candidates are lining up for a chance to fill congressman jesse jackson jr.'s house seat after he resigned amid scandal last week. a special election is set for mid-march but will likely be pushed to april. the son of the famed civil rights leader is currently the target of multiple investigations including one for the alleged misuse of campaign funds. jackson has been out of the public eye since june when he began a leave for what was later disclosed as bipolar disorder. more than a dozen contenders have expressed interest in running for the seat. >>> this morning's "washington post" says private talks between president obama and top republicans including house speaker john boehner are accelerating. but the white house must contend with members of his own party who are pushing back against prop
SFGTV2
Nov 27, 2012 2:00am PST
of florida in the sue presume court graham in which the court said the juvenile should be treated differently with respect to life without the possibility of parole. the same happened in simmons where the court has treated juveniles differently. it may be the case we can start to do that. we can start to categorize people. we categorized a group of individuals in virginia and said those people who have mental retardation have lesser couple ability for a whole host of reasons, they're more likely to follow people. they're more likely to be subject to peer pressure, less likely to have made premeditated decision-making. that's probably where this evidence is the most useful. we have a standard in criminal law called the reasonable person standard. this fictitious person that we measure everybody's conduct by. we say this is the person, the average person, the average juror, the average individual, the kind of conduct that we would expect an average member of society to live up to. well, as it turns out that none of us are quite average, right. and we might actually be much more like people who
NBC
Nov 27, 2012 4:00am PST
and seawater. it's the first time lava has reached the pacific ocean this year. >>> well, next to florida where a water cooler kept a fisherman from drowning. look at him. the man stayed afloat for some seven hours after a large wave capsized the boat carrying him and his brother during a fishing trip. his brother was able to swim ashore, but the man clung to the lid until rescue crews arrived to pull him out. >>> a clean-up effort at one georgia school uncovered a classic collection of toys and books. staff at bethesda elementary discovered the rare find in the school's basement. the principal plans to preserve the antique items and display them for students. >>> and it's beginning to look a lot like christmas in washington, d.c., as the official u.s. capital tree has arrived. the 73 foot spruce from colorado was hoisted on the capitol's west lawn. the tree will be decorated for its official lighting ceremony on december 4th. >>> all right. how about a little sports. monday night football, panthers/eagles. and carolina's quarterback cam newton ran for two short yardage touchdowns and passed fo
CBS
Nov 26, 2012 11:00pm PST
in florida three times and this year they did it undefeated. >> these kids are the cream of the crop. there are 1200 teams in each division and only 24 teams make it to national. >> it takes hard work. and you have to have pride in yourself. and you have to have discipline. >> discipline that extends off the field. most these players have grade point averages above 3.5. >> not only are they athletic, they're smart. >> they're being cheered on by a squad that's also going national. they placed first in regional this is year. >> team work. i'm confident because i think my team has what it takes to win first. >> the kind of determination that their coaches know won't end with pop warner. >> everything my coaches taught me shows me what the do and believe in me and it's going to follow me wherever i go. >>> a hoax on facebook is playing on people's desire for privacy. a message is being past around urging others to copy and paste that posting or else facebook will use their content for commercial use without permission. the problem is, it's false. >>> you know when the dot com bubble bur
SFGTV2
Nov 27, 2012 3:30am PST
, florida, significant majorities, over 60%, believe that people who had an addiction should not be sent to jail the first or second time, jail or prison the first or second time that they were picked up on drug possession. so you saw that as sort of a moral notion and you also see the cost-savings argument. when people -- i could critically say, look, most drug treatment does not work most of the time for most of the people who pursue it. that said, dollar for dollar, person for person, drug treatment is a dramatically better investment than incarceration, right? you think about it. treatment is like quitting cigarettes, right? people need multiple times and you don't know until you're on your deathbed. cigarettes are more addictive than other drugs and takes time. but i think people responded to some extent on a moral basis that it's just not right to put people behind bars for that and secondly on the cost savings piece. the third one was the utilization of law enforcement resources. we see that with marijuana and other drugs and by in large they say let the cops focus on real crime,
PBS
Nov 26, 2012 6:00pm PST
states, ohio, florida, virginia, and pennsylvania. obama lost by a slim margin among the voters 30 and older. he would not have carried those states. but for the strong support, 60% or more among younger voters in those states. and i think even more importantly, he had the turnout among young voters and he didn't even lose in the margin in some of those key states, in virginia, ohio, and florida he won by the same margin among young people that he did four years ago. while slipping a bit nationwide, he kept the energy and kept the support among young voters where it counted. >> suarez: when we try to slice and dice the electorate, is there really a youth vote? every youth is something else? they come from their region, come from their state, educate or not, high income, low income. is a youth voter more like another youth voters than other catholics, other southerners? >> it's true. this is a diverse generation. baby boomers were characterized as something. they're very diverse. all the generations have differences, but this generation really has a character that showed up early on
Current
Nov 27, 2012 3:00am PST
.d.s and shortening for early voting and all of that. now in florida we find out what it was really all about. >> shocking. you find out florida officials -- you have charlie crist, another florida official and two other current members of the g.o.p. anonymously telling the post, collaborating the story what we've known for quite some time that the purpose of narrowing the early vote, of making it difficult to register, of having those long, long, long lines by narrowing the hours you have to vote was to make sure that democratic voters, minority voters, young people, college students, that obama voting block, that they don't turn out and vote. that was the express purpose of those laws. that's why when rick scott the governor, when he came into office, it was the first thing he did. remember those -- that was the goal of suppressing the vote and thankfully they failed. new effort in some states but in florida, that failed. it went for obama. we gotta be vigilant because every two years, there is another opportunity for them to nar
CNN
Nov 27, 2012 1:00pm PST
twice for drunken driving. abraham shakespeare in florida was murdered after winning $31 million. then amanda clayton, a young mother who won $1 million in the michigan lottery. she made headlines when she copted to watch food stamps. she was found dead of an apparent drug overdose. are they unlucky or is there something more? big payouts can isolate people. thrust them into a world of wealth that is foreign to them. long lost family members may hound them. there's a guilt factor, who to help out and who not to. and there's a funny thing about money and happiness you may not realize. >> you win the lottery. and so you spend a lot of money. and what happens is you get used to having a lot of money and spending a lot of money. so what happens is you actually have to spend more money to get the same level of happiness. >> reporter: but what about the lottery winners who do end up happy? what's their secret? experts say they don't lose their sense of self. and they can separate their identity from their money. and what makes people really happy is actually the pursuit of happiness, e
Current
Nov 27, 2012 6:00am PST
in hour number three and now you a story about a man tee. what? >> >> stephanie: a florida woman has been arrested for riding a man tee. she said she is new to the area and didn't realize it was against the law. there was not a sign saying do not ride the man tee. >> don't harass the manatee. >> stephanie: what's weirder than florida? germany. erotic zoos prompt germany to rein state beastalty laws. apparently they've been off the books since 1969. >> interesting hmm. wow. 1969, dude. ♪ >> stephanie: the agriculture minister -- miniature -- he's a regular size. he's not even tall enough to ride a manatee. [ speaking german ] [ laughter ] >> stephanie: a law would make it illegal for people to use animals for sexual acts of their own activities or third parties. the daily mail ties this decision to the recent rise of erothic zoos where people can -- ♪ >> stephanie: where people can visit. >> no! germans are freaks! >> stephanie: well, they can visit to have sex with animals ranging from llamas to goats. >> ok, well, of course. llamas also kick and spit. good luck with that. [ laughter
CBS
Nov 27, 2012 5:00am PST
for 7 hours off the coast of florida until fishermen came to his rescue. he was in a boat with his brother when it capsized. his brother swam to shore to get help while that guy clung to the top of a cooler and waited as he was taken to the hospital to be checked out but he is just fine though. very lucky guy did not have a life jacket but that cooler top apparently saved his life. 7 hours treading water. >> he is lucky. >>> time now 5:15. let's get straight to elizabeth who is monitoring a lot this morning but apparently obviously the breaking news we're dealing with on treasure island. >> you cannot get on the island right now. if you have been watching since early this morning, there was a police standoff late last night so they remain shut down. it's not impacting traffic on the main lines of the freeway on the upper deck or lower deck. you may see police cars but the main lines are moving at top speeds from the pay gates to the skyway. on city secrets in milpitas, there was an -- on city streets in milpitas, there was an officer-involved sh
MSNBC
Nov 27, 2012 11:00am PST
of florida's republican party, he's making a stunning claim about the state's early voting law saying it was deliberately designed to suppress minority votes. it's just one of the things we thought you should know. join our conversation on twitter. you can find us at @tamronhall and at @newsnation. a winter wonderland doesn't just happen. it takes some doing. some coordinating. and a trip to the one place with the new ideas that help us pull it all together. from the things that hang and shine... ...to the things that sparkle and jingle. all while saving the things that go in our wallet. more saving. more doing. that's the power of the home depot. get fresh cut savings. live trees are arriving weekly. now's a good time to think about your options. are you looking for a plan that really meets your needs? and your budget? as you probably know, medicare only covers about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. so consider an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, they pic
MSNBC
Nov 27, 2012 1:00pm PST
not just in florida but a number of states that just happened to be states where we saw the highest amount of growth in african-american and the latino populations, a, and, b, many of the laws and many of the rule changes were very much i think as this piece points out targeted to the kinds of things that they know benefit democratic turnout like early voting, voting on sundays, expanding voting hours. that obviously impacts low income people and black and brown people, democratic voters the most. quickly what i would say is overall i think we need a whole new conversation on protecting our constitutional right to vote. it cannot be about do you have the right i.d. or not. it has to be about how do we make sure -- if we're going to make sure everybody gets to boi a gun, let's make sure everybody gets to vote. >> ari, to that point the president won florida so what's the problem? >> that is the way, unfortunately, the way a lot of she's issues play out. throughout american history democracy here has not only been about who to vote for, it's been about who gets to vote. this is an important
CNN
Nov 27, 2012 2:00am PST
to south korea. the florida socialite in the middle of the david petraeus sex scandal has been stripped of that title after just three months. south korea's deputy foreign minister accusing her of trying to accuse the post for personal gain. >>> and it is 5:17 in the morning. time for early read, your local news making national headlines. first a story in the central illinois where a tied dewitt county race was decided, yeah, you saw it, by a coin toss. and the winner, well he's not happy about it. he says he didn't want to win by gambling so he's refusing to take the nominal pay he gets for the job. the defeated incumbent, guess what? he's not happy about it, either. he's looking into a recount. >>> smoke on the water from hawaii's star advertiser. for the first time in about a year, lava from hawaii's kilauea volcano has reached the ocean. look at this really cool pictures for you. a local station reported some sightseers to the area to get a closer look. the guides, they warn against this, folks, saying a lava shelf may collapse. the last time someone died in a collapse and that was
CSPAN
Nov 27, 2012 1:00pm EST
are lagging behind. the initial reaction will be, and it's already started, i know in florida it's begun, and other places as well, kill the message. -- messenger. blame it on the test. blame it on sfpblet blame it on the former governor. there's all sorts of people you request blame -- you can blame this stuff on, but the simple fact is if we are going to restore american greatness, which we all want, whether we are liberals or conservatives, we have to start with higher expectations for the next generation. the states that retreat on rigor will be shortchanged their children and putting them at a competitive disadvantage, not only with kids from other states, but also with kids from other nations. if we have learned one lesson from reform it is this. we continually underestimate children. setting high standards and demanding results drive student academic gains. far from getting dumber, the students in kentucky are on their way to getting smarter. it will take some adjustment, but our kids will rise to the challenge of these new standards if we give them the opportunity and tools to do
FOX Business
Nov 26, 2012 9:00pm EST
with it. there were four key swing states that he won. ohio, florida, virginia, and colorado, by a combined total of 300 30,000 votes. now, had mitt romney won those states, we would be talking about what a genius he was. in fact, any other democrat would have lost this election. i think that baracobama is unique. >> i believe so. i believe that barack obama's record was a loser's record, but he managed to win in part because romney was not a great messenger and obama wasn't a great messenger for his ideology. cheryl: i said this, i'll be gentle is coming out and saying that the gop has got to speak more to the middle class. is he right? >> yes, i think there are always ways to improve wht you are saying and how you say it. but i don't think it's a fundamental issue. i don't think that the reblicans should become more like democrats. therefore, we don't have a two-party system. we just have a big government party. i think republicans have to sharpen the message and i think that they have to practice what they reach. to many of the republican constituents are sort of clamoring
FOX News
Nov 27, 2012 2:00am PST
. >> a florida fisherman alive today thanks to that the lid of a cooler. the boat he and his brother were on started sinking they didn't have time to get the life jackets so instead he clung to the only thing he could find a cooler lid for 7 hours until help arrived. >> this gentlemen we came on scene this was the only thing he was holding on to. he probably weighed 200, 220 pounds. >> the weight was too big it capsized the boat it happened so fast. >> his brother was on the boat with him he slwam to shore and called for help. >>> governor of rhode island is pulling the plug on an annual tradition there. he is cancelling the tate's official christmas tree lighting ceremony. some were saying the event was canceled to avoid controversy over last year's holiday tree instead of a christmas tree. a republican lawmaker hopes she plans her own tree lighting ceremony at the state house. >>> there's a new danger of combining grapefruit and medications. the list of drugs has grown from 17 to 43 including heart drugs, sleeping pills, antibiotics and more. the chemicals in the fruit prevent the body
ABC
Nov 26, 2012 4:00pm PST
with a term fool proof suffocation. now, one prosecutor told the local florida news station that the missed records would have put accidental death claim in question. >> this evidence didn't help the prosecution anyway, shape or form. it's no surprise to me ta it was not presented at trial. >> abc news legal analyst says the revelations are a moot point. >> casey anthony could confess and it won't change anything. she can say, here is how i did it. here is why i did it. here are the details she wouldn't be tried again because of double jeopardy. >> jose baez insist it would have bolstered feens because they were made after prosecutors contend casey anthony left the house. >> checking healthy living news this afternoon a recommendation says american teenagers should:.v have easier access to emergency contraception. the american academy of pediatrics suggest doctor dwrorz write prescriptions before teens might need them. currently it's available for girls 17 years and older in most states. the new recommendation woz apply to younger teens. >> people taking prescription drugs should avoid citr
ABC
Nov 27, 2012 4:00am PST
.c. also, rain soaks highways in the carolinas, northern florida and much of the gulf coast. >> if you're flying, airport delays are possible for the northeast and new york, philadelphia and d.c., plus, in new orleans. >>> this holiday season, forget visions of sugarplums dancing in people's heads. right now, everyone seems to be dreaming of a fortune instead. >> that vision is winning wednesday night's record powerball jackpot, worth at least $425 million. in 42 states and washington, d.c., people are lining up for their chance at almost $500 million. at 2 bucks a ticket, they figure, why not? >> we call it the red neck retirement fund. sooner or later, someone's going to get it. >> reporter: you have to be in it to win it. but the $2 ticket has a 1 in 175 million chance of winning the jackpot numbers. the prize has grown so large because no one has hit the prize for 16-straight draws. as the fortune grow, so do the lines. this morning, georgia lottery officials are apologizing to powerball players who faced slow machines. >> they need to hurry and get the system up. >> reporter: some
MSNBC
Nov 27, 2012 2:00am PST
's the first time lava has reached the pacific ocean this year. >>> next to florida where a water cooler kept a fisherman from drowning. that man stay add float for some seven hours after a large wave capsized the boat carrying him and his brother during a fishing trip. his brother was able to swim ashore, but the man clung to the lid until rescue crews arrived to pull him out. >>> a cleanup effort at one georgia school uncovered a classic collection of toys and books. staff at bethesda elementary discovered the rare find in the school's basement, and the principal now plans to preserve the antique items and display them for students. >>> and finally, it's beginning to look a lot like christmas in washington, d.c., as the official u.s. capitol tree has arrived. she's a beauty, too. the 73-foot spruce from colorado was hoisted on the capitol's west lawn. the tree will be decorated for its official lighting ceremony on december 4th. >>> a little sports now. "monday night football," panthers and eagles. carolina's quarterback, cam newton, ran for two short-yardage touchdowns and passed for 2 mor
CSPAN
Nov 27, 2012 6:00am EST
at the state level -- florida,at one point, we had 700 approved providers. that's not a good position for us to be in in that market either. district would say we have hordes of providers coming to their districts that they had no control. i think south carolina has that -- districts can pick the five providers they want to work with. i think we're seeing more and more districts have more control. if ses is still around in the area. i hate that's what we're going -- i think that is what we're going to move to, states that continue to approve providers will move to stay in the district where they can approve the providers to work with or have more input into what happens in the program because that wasn't happening before. >> we're just about out. i do want to hear -- as we look at a second obama term, there is one change in federal policy that would help us tap the ability of the private sector to serve kids in communities as well and deal with malfeasance or concerns, what one thing which you like to see? >> the performance-based or outcome-based pay would be a huge shift that would get th
Current
Nov 26, 2012 4:00pm PST
but governor rick scott of florida won't admit it. he whitewashes a bad law. >> cenk: really, rick scott not admitting to doing something wrong. >> eliot: shocking. >> cenk: looking forward to it. see you in a minute. ñ
FOX News
Nov 26, 2012 11:00pm PST
we all. orlando, orange county, florida, 5th day of july, 2011. >> brian: investigators in the case, they checked out a laptop used by casey and missed something on search engine for suffocation methods on the day that casey disappeared. on mozilla firefox. what can they do if they find out about it now is >> kimberly: nothing. it's double jeopardy. they can't retry her. she is acquited of the charges. that is significant. it should haven't been missed. sloppy investigating or if they deliberately didn't include it because there is an allegation it didn't fit with the prosecution's theory. you have to understand this started with the sheriff's office and the investigation. a lot of criticism of investigation. took too long, mishandled the evidence. if you recall a phone call was made that there was possible remains found in the area. nobody went to see it. we don't know how long it had been there and compromised. somebody else, move it. was he involved? a messy case. sloppy in how it was handled. >> bob: this is a nightmare returning, casey anthony. i thought we got rid of her a yea
FOX News
Nov 27, 2012 12:00pm PST
exploit station in florida and places like the eagle ford field. this is a boom fought to those getting money for the leases they are ranting but lower energy costs. it is like a tax cut for america. >>shepard: if we were to become energy independent, it would certainly change the dynamic in the middle east. >> in question about that. energy independence in a global energy market is a tricky thing. energy more secure? no question. you have seen imports of oil dropping in the united states for the last five, six, seven years. so it is a substantial advantage if the united states. the geopolitics change in a variety of ways, we can use the oil and gas to help allies do things we need them to do abroad n japan you say we need you to put the squeeze on iran on nuclear issues but we will make sure you have enough energy because we will export gas and oil. >>shepard: thank you, john. eight years after the death of yasser arafat, there is a curious thing happening. forensic experts today opened up his tomb amid suspicion he was poisoned. if they poisoned him the way they thing, opening up his
FOX News
Nov 27, 2012 3:00pm PST
. >> in hard hit states many foreigners smell a bargain. latin americans in florida, mexicans in texas. while the chinese focus on california, and nowness. >> for the regular house in china it's over a couple million dollars. but, you know, here they can only buy for less than $1 billion chinese dollars. >> economically there is not a problem. it's something for the united states to watch politically. >> analysts who study the chinese say unlike the japanese who bought american landmarks in the '80s or columbian drug houses. >> they are not looking to make a splash or to change nerk their image. they are trying to just as i said, have a place to go if there is trouble. >> these are not the ordinary chinese where the annual income is $5,000 a year. one of the billion chinese millionaires helping the family. and u.s. real estate recover from the process. bret? >> bret: william la jeunesse in los angeles. thank you. still ahead -- get ready to open your wallet again. we will tell you what you will be paying for like it or not. first, will egypt's new president pay the price for a power grab? sto
NBC
Nov 26, 2012 6:00pm PST
in bangladesh history. and talk about your status update. the florida socialite who toppled general petraeus is losing her status. officials say kelly misused the title for personal gain. her diplomatic status came to light two weeks ago in a scandal. when the media set up camp around her tampa home, she called 911 to complain about trespassers and invoked her title with the country of korea. >>> still ahead, the confession involving confetti at the thanksgiving day parade. >>> and a warning involving a popular fruit and prescription drugs. >>> and good evening. hopefully you enjoyed the sunshine because things are about to change and quickly. here we go. our next storm system is off shore. we're tracking at least four different storms in the seven-day forecast. i'll have the latest in a few minutes. did you watch the parade? the confetti is in question. they want to know why shredded confidential police documents were shredded in with the confetti. some of them contained private information. there are even details about a mot motorcade for mitt romney. >>> super storm sandy carried a hefty
NBC
Nov 27, 2012 2:05am PST
for showers around the lakes and parts of east texas and louisiana and the extreme southern portion of florida. saturday, still the west here going to stay unsettled and the great lakes with a chance of showers. northeast, highs in the low to mid 40s. mild if not warm in the south. houston to dallas, upper 70s. unsettled in the pacific northwest. on sunday, still more of the same for the west. still a chance for rain. this goes down to the central and southern parts of california, a chance of few showers. more rain for the northeast. weekdays on the weather channel, you can wake up with al and stephanie. gecko (clearing throat) thank you, mr. speaker, uh, members of congress. in celebration of over 75 years of our government employees insurance company, or geico...as most of you know members it.congress. ...i propose savings for everyone! i'm talking hundreds here... and furthermore.. newscaster:breaking news. the gecko is demanding free pudding. and political parties that are actual parties!? with cake! and presents! ah, that was good. too bad nobody could hear me. geico. fifteen minutes coul
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